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“This groundbreaking project investigates how people use clothes, then harnesses this knowledge to drive fashion design,” Timo Rissanen, assistant professor of fashion design and sustainability at Parsons, explains. “While we have in many ways reached the limit in terms of the economic and environmental costs of fashion, there are no limits to the levels of enjoyment and satisfaction it can bring us. Uncovering the somewhat invisible craft of clothing use allows new kinds of engagement between producers and consumers of fashion.”

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